Red-billed Firefinch
Lagonosticta senegala
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The identifying feature of the male red-billed firefinch is the partially red bill. Jameson's and African firefinches have black bills. The upper 2 photos of juveniles and an adult were taken at Machame (7-16), courtesy of Bob Kasworm. The 3rd row photo of a red-billed firefinch feeding a juvenile village indigobird which parasitizes the firefinch (Ngaramtoni, 2-15) is courtesy of Hanna Nyman. The 4th row pair was seen in Usa River (11-03); the 5th row, in Kisongo (7-15) and the 6th row, Arusha (11-17), both courtesy of Paul Oliver. The lower photo was taken at Ushongo (4-06); click it to see 19 enlargements including a juveniles, immatures and sub-adults.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-18 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Rick Carlson, Karine Van der Vurst, Bob Kasworm
Paul Oliver, Hanna Nyman

Last Update this page: 12-22-18